Don’t miss THE ISLAND, an amazing animated feature at SEEFEST


If you are in LA, don’t miss watching THE ISLAND  on this Saturday, April 29th, 8pm, at the UCLA Bridges Theater. This amazing and beautiful feature animated film is directed by Romanian filmmaker Anca Damian. Anca will attend the screening of THE ISLAND at SEEFEST.

The Island, a new feature animation film by the celebrated Romanian director Anca Damian, is a surreal, comedic reinterpretation of the Robinson Crusoe tale, speaking of current affairs through visual poetry and symbolism. The film is a colorful, poetic and funny musical fable.

Born in Romania, Anca Damian studied at the Academy of Theatre and Film Arts in Bucharest where she majored in cinematography and later obtained a doctor’s degree in Arts, Cinema and Media. She worked as a director, screenwriter, and producer for several documentaries on art related topics. She was director of photography of two long feature films and several shorts. Her second feature the animated documentary, “Crulic: The Path to Beyond” (2011, Cristal Award in Annecy), has been selected in more than 150 international festivals like Locarno IFF, Telluride, New Director new films, and received more than 35 international prizes. Her extensive filmography includes Crossing Dates (2008), A Very Unsettled Summer (2013), The Magic Mountain (2015), Moon Hotel Kabul (2018), and Marona′s Fantastic Tale (2019). Her films were distributed worldwide and she has been awarded with numerous international prizes, including Cristal for Best Feature Film Award at Annecy, Best Director Award at Warsaw, Mirada International Award at Madrid, and Audentia Award by Eurimages.


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